- 300g carrot, peeled and halved or quartered lengthways
The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…
- 1 tsp caraway seeds
- 2 tsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 1 orange, zested
One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…
- 2 tsp red wine vinegar
- 1 tbsp mixed seeds, such as pumpkin seed, sunflower and linseed
- 2 large handfuls spinach leaves
Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…
- 50g feta cheese
Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Boil carrots for 4 mins. Drain, tip onto a baking sheet, then toss with the caraway seeds, 1 tsp oil, the orange zest and seasoning. Roast for 20 mins until golden and tender.
Cut away the pith from the orange. Hold the orange over a bowl, then cut free each segment, catching the juice and segments in the bowl. Squeeze out any remaining juice, then add the remaining oil, vinegar, seeds and seasoning. Stir, then combine with the roasted carrots and spinach. Divide between two plates and crumble over the feta.
Feta & spinach bagels
Mash 1 tbsp feta with 1 tbsp half-fat crème fraîche and a few snipped chives. Spread over a toasted bagel, then top with a handful spinach leaves and tomato slices.
Herby feta & chickpea salad
Crumble 100g feta into a bowl. Add 2 x 400g cans chickpeas, drained, a small bunch each mint and parsley, finely chopped, 1 finely chopped red onion, juice 1 lemon and 2 tbsp olive oil.
Tomato & feta pasta sauce
Tip a 400g can chopped tomatoes with garlic or onion, ½ tsp dried oregano, ½ tsp sugar and some ground black pepper into a saucepan. Simmer for 5 mins, crumble in 150g feta, then toss with cooked pasta.